misses, 3rd person singular present; missed, past tense; missed, past participle; missing, present participle;
Fail to hit, reach, or come into contact with (something aimed at)
a laser-guided bomb had missed its target
he was given two free throws, but missed both times
Pass by without touching; chance not to hit
a piece of shrapnel missed him by inches
Fail to catch (something thrown or dropped)
Be too late to catch (a passenger vehicle, etc.)
we'll miss the train if he doesn't hurry
Fail to notice, hear, or understand
the villa is impossible to miss—it's right by the road
Fail to attend, participate in, or watch (something one is expected to do or habitually does)
teachers were supposed to report those students who missed class that day
Fail to see or have a meeting with (someone)
“Potter's been here this morning?” “You've just missed him.”
Not be able to experience or fail to take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
don't miss the chance to visit the breathtaking Dolomites
he failed to recover from a leg injury and missed out on a trip to Barcelona
smart Christmas shoppers go out early to miss the crowds
Fail to include (someone or something); omit
if we miss a few things in the first draft, we can add them later
(of a woman) Fail to have (a monthly period)
(of an engine or motor vehicle) Undergo failure of ignition in one or more cylinders
Notice the loss or absence of
he's rich—he won't miss the money
she slipped away when she thought she wouldn't be missed
Feel regret or sadness at no longer being able to enjoy the presence of
she misses all her old friends
Feel regret or sadness at no longer being able to go to, do, or have
I still miss France and I wish I could go back
A title prefixed to the name of an unmarried woman or girl, or to that of a married woman retaining her maiden name for professional purposes
Miss Hazel Armstrong
Used in the title of the winner in a beauty contest
Used as a polite form of address to a young woman or to a waitress, etc
where will you be staying in England, miss?
Used by children in addressing a female teacher
please, Miss, can I be excused?
A girl or young woman, esp. one regarded as silly or headstrong
there was none of the country bumpkin about this young miss
A range of standard sizes, usually 8 to 20, in women's clothing
fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
girl: a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
feel or suffer from the lack of; "He misses his mother"
a form of address for an unmarried woman
fail to attend an event or activity; "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week"
Miss (pronounced) is an English language honorific traditionally used only for an unmarried woman (not entitled to another title such as Doctor). Originating in the 17th century, it is a contraction of mistress, which was used for all women. A period is not used to signify the contraction. ...
Man In Space Soonest (MISS) was a U.S. Air Force program to put a man into outer space before the Soviet Union. MISS would have used a Thor booster, then later an Atlas, to put a capsule into orbit. The program eventually developed into NASA's Project Mercury.
Mississippi is a U.S. state located in the Southern United States. Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, which namesake is from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi ("Great River"). ...
Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a large baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. ...
(Missed (game)) Myst is a graphic adventure video game designed and directed by the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller. It was developed by Cyan Worlds, a Spokane, Washington-based studio, and published and distributed by Brøderbund. ...
(Misses (album)) Misses is a 1996 compilation album by Joni Mitchell. The tracks were chosen by Mitchell herself, and her selections concentrate on her lesser known, more experimental work, including jazz influenced recordings from the late 1970s and electronic music from the 1980s. ...
A failure to hit; A failure to obtain or accomplish; An act of avoidance; To fail to hit; To feel the absence of someone or something, sometimes with regret; To fail to understand or have a shortcoming of perception; To fail to attend; To be late for something (a means of transportation, a ...
(missing) Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost; To be running roughly due an occasional lack of a spark or other irregular fault
(Missed (Jokes)) In some places fog will never be mist.
(Missed) Retention of a dead foetus in the uterus for 4 weeks or longer.
(Missed) The fetus dies in the uterus but there is no bleeding or cramping. A D & C will be needed to remove the fetal remains and prevent complications.
(Misses) A size category for women’s clothing.
(Misses) Designed for a slightly more rounded and mature figure than a junior. Sized evenly from 00 - 16.
(Misses) Price is a little steep for an app lacking a tremendous amount of features. Music could drive parents bonkers, but children seem to enjoy it.
(Misses) Simple often is best, but in the case of Prelude’s COED, it is far from it. Sadly, an essential reason that electronic dictionaries are useful as a stand alone products or a companions to printed versions is because of versatility. ...
(Misses) Voids in the cured coating.
specifies that missing values of the process variable are to be treated as a Pareto category represented with a bar on the chart. If the process variable is a character variable, a missing value is defined as a blank internal (unformatted) value. ...
(1-800-Missing) "So Shall Ye Reap" (2006)
(Missing) File status indicating that the file is not in your working folder. You may want to check the file out.